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Brake Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$37,182 (USD)

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The average pay for a Brake Operator is $37,182 a year and $18 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Operator is between $31,199 and $44,256. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates power brake that bends, punches, forms, rolls, arcs, or straightens metal sheets, plates, and bars.
  • Positions work manually or with crane against stops, or aligns layout marks to dies.
  • Brushes oil on dies and work piece.
  • Starts machine to lower ram and shape work piece.
  • Tightens die nuts to prevent movement of die, using wrenches.
  • Inspects work for conformance to specifications, using rule, square, or templates.
  • Cleans scale or scrap from die with airhose or brush.
  • May depress pedal to lower ram and shape work piece.
  • May tend furnace to preheat metal to specified temperatures before bending.
  • May be designated according to material shaped.
Brake Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Brake Operator jobs: 3,141

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Brake Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Apr 25
Danbury, United States
NESCO Resource
Nesco Resource is currently seeking a CNC Press Brake/Machine Operator. This full-time position is for operation of a CNC Plasma table and a CNC press brake operator. CNC experience necessary sheet ...
Machine Operator
Apr 4
New Hyde Park, NY, USA
Power-Flo Technologies Inc.
Responsibilities to include: -Operating a brake press -Operating a metal shear -Working with sheet metal -Following assembly schematics -Operate CNC machine Company Description Power-Flo Technologies ...
Flexographic Pressman / Press Operator
Apr 29
Hackensack, NJ, USA
Roll Flex Label Co LLC
Key Information: * Minimum of 3 years experience with Mark Andy narrow-web label or similar presses. * Compensation commensurate with experience. Starts at $20.00/hour. * Full-time position, 08:00 AM ...
Press Operator
May 17
Long Branch, NJ, USA
We are a growing print/copy shop, in business for over 40 years located in the Monmouth County area. We are customer oriented business who needs a team player. We are looking for an experienced Press ...
Broom Sweeper Operator - CDL B
Mar 15
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Sweeping Corporation of America
Currently Reilly Sweeping, a division of SCA, is seeking experienced CDL B drivers with air brake ... Frequently; walking, standing, and driving and operating equipment for extended periods of time.
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